LOS ANGELES, CA — The victim in this homicide has been identified as 41-year-old Eduardo Gonzalez. Detectives’ investigation revealed that the motive for this homicide appears to be gang-related. The victim was driving a friend’s car, a GMC Pick-up truck, near his home when an unknown suspect(s) opened fire striking the victim multiple times. On Saturday, December 3, 2011, around 4:20 p.m., Hollenbeck patrol officers responded to a shooting call at East 6th Street and Euclid Avenue.
Upon arrival, the officers saw a man sitting in a car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Los Angeles Fire Department Rescue personnel responded to the scene to provide emergency medical treatment and pronounced the victim dead. Anyone with information about this murder is urged to call Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Ramirez or Alfaro at 323-342-8969 during normal business hours or the Hollenbeck Watch Commander at 323-342-4100. During non-business hours or weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222- 8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.